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September 23, 2006
Not half bad as a rental.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
The Watcher is thoroughly European, a nice find.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
There is not a single original thought in The Watcher, but as these things go, it's not awful.
January 1, 2000
The Watcher is good adventure-thriller fun. Turn your brain off and just enjoy the ride.
January 1, 2000
A minor, but watchable, melodrama.
January 1, 2000
is stirring, has action, humor, and great dialogue (the Spader character is artfully drawn and portrayed).
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
[James Spader] is eminently, um, watchable.
February 5, 2014
Director Joe Charbanic is saddled with an emotionally empty script by David Elliot and Clay Ayers, which matches Reeves's emotionally empty performance quite nicely.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
December 29, 2010
Tired plot and disastrous casting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 23, 2007
If I never see another scene in which a woman is bound and gagged, while her killer struts around the room basking in his own psychotic cleverness, I won't mind a bit.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
December 10, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
December 10, 2005
Nasty, sadistic, ugly and pointless.
Full Review | Original Score: F
May 4, 2005
One of the lamest serial killer thrillers of the post-Silence of the Lambs era.
Full Review | Original Score: D
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
April 25, 2003
You can't buy Keanu as a sadist, but you do worry about the guys who wrote the screenplay.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
December 16, 2002
Dreadful performances, scanty motivation and excruciating dialogue.
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